Boys and Girls Village

Current Openings

At Boys & Girls Village, we understand that children and families are the cornerstones of our society. Since 1942, it has been our mission to preserve and strengthen family bonds. As a leader in services for troubled youth and their families, we continually strive to develop a seamless continuum of care. Boys & Girls Village offers an array of services for children and their families. These services range from highly structured sub-acute services on campus to intensive intervention and care in the home and the community. Our broad range of programs and services are designed to work collaboratively with families, state and local agencies, and other community providers.

Clinician- MDFT

Master's Degree and licensed eligible. The MDFT program is a family focused, ecologically oriented evidence based model effective in the treatment of children/adolescents between the ages of 9 and 18 with substance abuse and/or dependence issues, or with disruptive behaviors and/or co-morbid psychiatric issues who are at risk for substance abuse.

Nurse (RN)

The Milieu Nurse provides nursing services and administers medication as needed in a residential treatment facility . The milieu nurse is also responsible for directly engaging with youth in care and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. The milieu nurse also actively supervises, monitors, and manages crisis situations calmly and therapeutically in conjunction with the mental health workers. The milieu nurses are part of a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide therapeutic services throughout a client’s stay.


Energetic, motivated individual with future connection to expand BGV. Solid experience working with youth with disabilities in a school environment. Experience working with youth in crisis. May also work within one of our 24/7 residences.

Clinician (Bilingual)- MST-PSB

• BGV is seeking a Licensed or License-Eligible Clinician for our Multi-Systemic Therapy – Problem Sexual Behavior (MST-PSB).
• Increased compensation for Bi-lingual Spanish speaking candidates

Special Education Teacher- Sign on Bonus

Certified Special Education Teacher to be responsible for the assessment, planning, programming and provision of special education instruction in a milieu model of specialized services. DSAP, Initial, Provisional or professional CT State Special Education Teaching Certification required. Bachelor's degree in special education required. Master's degree is preferred. There is a sign on bonus offered. There are both Full and Part Time positions available.

Licensed Clinical Program Manager

The Program Manager is a licensed Master's level mental health professional who directs and supervises the professional and administrative activities of the Clinicians in the ASBTEP program. They ensure that all model, contractual, licensing and payer requirements are met. The Program Manager will also provide direct service/on-call as needed.

Mental Health Counselor

• BGV is seeking a Bachelor’s Level Mental Health Counselor for our Intensive In-home Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Services (IICAPS).
• Increased compensation for Bi-lingual Spanish speaking candidates

Mental Health Worker

The Mental Health Worker/Mentor/Line Staff are responsible for directly supervising and engaging with youth and assisting them in developing adaptive living skills. They also actively monitor and manage crisis situations. They drive youth to court, appointments and recreational trips.

Clinician- MST/BSF - Bilingual (Spanish)

Masters Level Therapist provides in home clinical services to the child and other influencers in the child’s life (family, parents, school). The Therapist must work a flexible schedule in order to eliminate the factors that create risk for repeat maltreatment, out of home placement of the child, and continued substance misuse to promote the long-term sustainability and generalizability of treatment gains. We offer increased compensation for Bilingual staff.

Culinary Instructor/Job Coach- Full Time

BGV is seeking a certified culinary instructor to work in our vocational program with teens ages 16-21. Hours vary with occasional evening and weekend hours needed.
This position will be responsible for menu planning, quality control, and overseeing daily operations and educational courses for the Work to Learn Program, including our teaching restaurant, Meatball Heaven.

Cook- PT Sundays

The cook prepares and serves all three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for the clients and staff on their scheduled days of work, and during special events. The cook also assists in culinary vocational training of clients. This position is a part time position 10hrs a week Sundays with per diem opportunities as well.

Culinary Instructor- Part Time

BGV is seeking a certified culinary instructor
• Working in our vocational program with teens ages 16-21
. Monday-Friday 2pm-6pm schedule may vary

Family Worker - IFP

BGV is seeking a Bachelor’s level Family Support Worker. The Intensive Family Preservation Program (IFP) is an intensive in-home program designed to prevent the placement of children who have been exposed to child abuse and/or neglect. We offer increased compensation for Bi-lingual Spanish speaking candidates. Excellent benefits.